[Pdx-pm] hash verses a pile of scalars

Roderick A. Anderson raanders at acm.org
Thu Feb 16 11:50:32 PST 2006

Andy Lester wrote:
>> The original developer , from three years ago , is no longer around  but
>> he did some pretty nifty stuff code-wise so I figured he had a reason
>> for using scalars instead of a hash.
> There is no reason to not use hashes.  If he thinks there was a speed  
> issue, then it was a premature optimization.

I like that!  :-)

I didn't think there was an issue but this was done before my time here 
so I don't know why it was chosen.

I'll head in that (hash) direction.


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